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The Right Honourable (abbreviation: The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and collective bodies in the United Kingdom, the former British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations. The term is predominantly used today as a style associated with the holding of certain senior public offices in the United Kingdom, Canada, Kenya and New Zealand.

"Right" in this context is an adverb meaning "thoroughly" or "very".

Major current title

United Kingdom

The prefix is customarily abbreviated to "The" in many situations, e.g The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, but never for Privy Counsellors.[1] The following persons are entitled to the style in a personal capacity:

The following persons are entitled to the style ex officio. The style is added to the name of the office, not the name of the person: